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Do you have Sensitive Skin?

When we start thinking about our skin, it really is creepy weird. Humans shed 200 million skin cells every hour, which equates to approximately half our body weight throughout a lifetime.  With all this flaking taking place, scientists have always wondered how the skin’s integrity endures, and how it is…

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Split Ends

Try This One Tip to Mend Your Split Ends. We have all seen these men and women – in the mall, on the subway, walking on the street in front of us.  They have long hair and are probably desperate to grow it longer.  Their nests are dry and broken, with no…

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Personal Ecology

After ten years of being a hairdresser my skin started to fall apart. Contact dermatitis, which I discovered three months after the initial red rash showed up, was due to perm solution and hair gel. My hands cracked, bled and itched like hell. Steroidal cream, antibiotics, latex gloves… all proved…

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Earth Month

Research into this matter led me to two inspiring nuggets. Firstly, even though draft dodger don sent notice to the United Nations on August 4, 2017 that the U.S. was exiting the Paris Agreement on Climate Change (the only country in the world to withdraw) the way the accord is…

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First Hair Memories

My first hair memory occurred shortly after my sister Donna and I moved to London, England from Georgetown, Guyana. My parents went ahead of us, spending sixteen months readying our home in south London and settling into their respective jobs. Donna and I lived with our grandparents, uncles and aunts…

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